Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Mar 24

RLL: Symposium: "The Epic Theater of Dario Fo and Franca Rame, Between Tradition and Innovation."

9:00am to 5:30pm

Location: 

Fong Auditorium and Sever Hall, Room 113

Opening conference, with performance by Ital 40 – open to the public

Sponsors The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures and the Lauro de Bosis Fund for the History of Italian Civilization

http://rll.fas.harvard.edu/event/dario-fo-franca-rame-festival?delta=0&admin_panel=1

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2016 Mar 23

RLL: Nikumbuke: Women Turning Structural Violence into Health and Well-Being

4:00pm

Location: 

Room 110, Barker Center

Araceli Alonso, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Nikumbuke: Women Turning Structural Violence into Health and Well-Being

This talk is a personal and professional reflection about the way in which the application of academic and scientific knowledge—backed up by commitment, creativity, collaboration and empathy—has created positive synergies towards equality, equity and human flourishing in seven communities of rural Kenya.

Cultural and Humanitarian Agents, Mahindra Humanities Center

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2016 Mar 21

RLL: “Reading after the death of reading: Levinas, Derrida and Ranciere in Latin America"

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Erin Graff Zivin, University of Southern California

Arts and Sciences Workshop: “Reading after the death of reading: Levinas, Derrida and Ranciere in Latin America"

Mira Schendel: Untitled, de la serie "Objetos gráficos", 1967

Series chaired and moderated by Mariano Siskind, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

Discussant: Rodrigo Del Río, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

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2016 Apr 04

URI: "A Future for our Past: engineering Sciences for the Conservation and Preservation of World Cultural Heritage"

5:00pm

Location: 

Robert L. Carothers Library and Learning Commons, Galanti Lounge Kingston Campus, U. of Rhode Island

Lecture by URI Distinguished Visiting International Scholar, Maurizio Seracini, a world-famous art diagnostic expert - The Science of Art Diagnostics.

"A Future of Our Past: Engineering Sciences for the Conservation and Preservation of World Cultural Heritage."

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2016 Mar 22

SRC: Being Human in a Buddhist World: An Intellectual History of Medicine in Early Modern Tibet

7:00pm

Location: 

Common Room, CSWR, 42 Francis Ave, Cambridge

"Being Human in a Buddhist World: An Intellectual History of Medicine in Early Modern Tibet"

Janet Gyatso, Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies and Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, discusses her recent publication with two respondents:

David Eckel, Professor of Religion and Director of the Institute for Philosophy and Religion,
Boston University 

Mark D. Jordan, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Christian Thought, HDS

2016 Apr 11

Northeastern: “How Small Men Become Great: Theodor Herzl as a Zionist Leader”

5:30pm

Location: 

Northeastern University, 909 Renaissance Park, 1135 Tremont Street, Boston, MA

Please join us at Northeastern University on April 11 at 5:30 for “How Small Men Become Great:  Theodor Herzl as a Zionist Leader,” a lecture by Derek Penslar, Stanley Jewish Professor of Modern Israel Studies at University of Oxford.  The lecture is free and open to the public.  

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2016 Mar 23

BU: "Krishna's Instruction in the Bhagavad Gita: Many Doubts, One Faith"

5:00pm

Location: 

Boston University School of Theology, Room 325, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston

BU Institute for Philosophy & Religion

"Krishna's Instruction in the Bhagavad Gita: Many Doubts, One Faith"

Francis X. Clooney, SJ, Parkman Professor of Divinity, Director of the Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School

 Wednesday, March 23, 5 p.m.

 Boston University School of Theology

745 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 325

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2016 Mar 22

BU: "Sykes-Picot: 100 Years of Consequences"

4:00pm

Location: 

The Boston University Castle, 225 Bay State Road, Boston, MA

This event is free and open to the general public and will feature scholars who will present a retrospective on the Sykes-Picot Agreement of 1916. The speakers are as follows:

Andrew J. Bacevich, Professor Emeritus of International Relations, Pardee School of Global Studies

Betty Anderson, Associate Professor of History, Pardee School of Global Studies

Lerna Ekmekcioglu, McMillan-Stewart Career Development Associate Professor of History, MIT 

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2016 Apr 27

Mass Historical Society: “Most Blessed of the Patriarchs” Thomas Jefferson and The Empire of The Imagination

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02215

There is a pre-talk reception at 5:30pm

Annette Gordon-Reed, Harvard Law School and Peter Onuf, University of Virginia

Registration required. See the MHS website.

Thomas Jefferson is still presented today as a hopelessly enigmatic figure, despite being written about more than any other Founding Father. Lauded as the...

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2016 Apr 15

Mass Historical Society: Gallery Talk: The Conservation of the Notes on the State of Virginia

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02215

Anne Bentley, Curator of Art and Artifacts, Massachusetts Historical Society

Handling the papers of the founding fathers requires an unflinching confidence in your technical ability. Anne Bentley, MHS's curator, will discuss her conservation work on one of the canonical texts of America, Jefferson’s only book, The Notes on the State of Virginia.

For more information, see the MHS website

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